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2010-09-29 12:45:00

A recently publsihed study reports that over a third of mammal species considered extinct or missing have been rediscovered, and a lot of effort is wasted in trying to find species that have no chance of being found again.

2010-06-25 07:00:00

CHANGZHOU, China, June 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced that it is expected to supply PV modules to the University of Queensland ("UQ") St Lucia campus in Brisbane, Australia, to be used for a 1.2 MW solar system which will be installed on the rooftops of four university...

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2010-06-18 08:17:33

Conservation efforts aimed at protecting endangered Caribbean corals may be overlooking regions where corals are best equipped to evolve in response to global warming and other climate challenges.

2010-04-12 08:56:48

HIV accounts for a large percentage of deaths, with most deaths concentrated in 6 countries.

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2010-03-29 06:34:14

The rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide is driving fundamental and dangerous changes in the chemistry and ecosystems of the world’s oceans.

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2010-03-01 07:20:00

Fossil corals, up to half a million years old, are providing fresh hope that coral reefs may be able to withstand the huge stresses imposed on them by today’s human activity.

2010-02-25 13:50:00

Two species of damselfish may look identical—not to mention drab—to the human eye -- But that's because, in comparison to the fish, all of us are essentially colorblind.

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2009-12-25 15:20:00

The Wolbachia bacteria makes mosquitoes more resistant to infection by viruses that are a growing threat to humans, including those responsible for dengue fever and Chikungunya.

2009-06-28 07:39:36

While most fans are in awe of what their football heroes can do with a football, the source of their remarkable skill remains strangely mysterious.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.